A look back at LeBrons past Christmas Day…

Come Christmas Day 2018, LeBron James and his new team, the Los Angeles Lakers, will be in the national TV spotlight. They have a date with Golden State (8 ET, ABC/ESPN), a team James knows plenty…

About Last Night: Bucks own the East

If the playoffs started today Milwaukee would fear no one -- because they've beaten everyone. Toronto. Philadelphia. Indiana. Boston became the latest Eastern Conference contender to fall to the Bucks, 120-107. The formula remains the…

About Last Night: Nance Jr. beats buzzer, ends…

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night…

About Last Night: Rising Rockets, flat Jazz

Through the season's first 30 games, Houston and Utah were considered surprises for all the wrong reasons. The Rockets' defense, vital to their near-Finals run last year, went AWOL. Ditto for the Jazz, who have augmented…

About Last Night: The end of LeBron vs.…

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James dominated the NBA landscape for 16 years. They played each other 30 times in that span (never in the playoffs), only to fittingly enter Monday's final meeting tied 15-15. Those…

Kobe: Lakers champs again before you know it

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant says the growing pains LeBron James and the Lakers have endured for much of this season are a necessary evil but that they will square things away soon enough. Bryant,…

Antetokounmpo incensed by Hezonjas step-over

Mario Hezonja might want to steer clear of Giannis Antetokounmpo when the Bucks return to to Madison Square Garden on Christmas Day. Early in the first quarter of the Knicks' 136-134 overtime victory, Hezonia stole…